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Saving Realtor’s Time: See Our New Repair Addendum Feature

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We understand – it is tedious to pick out items flagged as defective or needing repair to generate a Repair Addendum. You prepare the addendum, then the buyer may want changes or the seller doesn’t agree and you go back and forth. We felt there had to be a better way and it turns out […]

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Fleming Island Home Inspections

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUYING A HOME IN FLEMING ISLAND Over 27,000 people live in some 10,440 homes on Fleming Island.  Fleming Island ranks just behind Ponte Vedra Beach for income in the Jacksonville area.  Fleming Island includes the upscale communities of Eagle Harbor, Pace Island and Fleming Island Plantation and the A […]

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Pest Control: A Method to Prevent Insurance Claims from Being Denied

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  What you consider to be a “sudden, catastrophic” leak may be considered a “systemic” leak by your insurance carrier, and your claim may be DENIED. Welcome to the field of forensic water assessment.  Forensic assessment compiles the study of building materials as they relate to water absorption in differing environments, mycology of mold and […]

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Home Inspections with Pool Inspections

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  The good news is, you ordered a home inspection. The bad news is the home inspector has no earthly idea how to properly inspect the pool! Many homebuyers fail to consider the pool/spa may actually be the most expensive component of the home – more than a new roof!  Pools routinely cost between $25,000 […]

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Why Sellers Should Always Get a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

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Repairs can be a major source of dispute between sellers and buyers.  What a seller may consider to be a minor issue can be a major concern to a buyer.  Often, Sellers fail to recognize certain conditions may affect the Buyer’s ability to obtain affordable insurance; a Seller who has current insurance may not be […]

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Errors and Omissions Insurance Coverage

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    When Home Inspectors do not carry Errors & Omissions insurance coverage…. Federal Court in Florida Holds “Professional Services” Exclusion in GL Policy Precludes Coverage for Home Inspection Claims In Auto-Owners Ins. Co. v. E.N.D. Services, Inc., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 2529, Plaintiff insurance carrier sought a judgment by the United States Court of […]

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Laminate Flooring Hype

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Are your laminate floors a threat to your health?  The 60 Minutes episode on March 1, 2015, has our phones ringing off the hook.  Homeowners, home buyers, and realtors are suddenly concerned with laminate flooring.  Home sellers are wishing they had installed tile.  Folks, we have a new public concern which is an old concern […]

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Seller Disclosures and The Home Inspector

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Should seller disclosures be provided to the Home Inspector? Sellers are required, by law, to properly disclose known issues with the home as a part of the listing.  Roof leaks, termite infestation, faulty plumbing, mold, structural issues or deficient appliances are common issues which the potential buyer must be aware of. Some refer to this as […]

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Jacksonville Mold Inspection

Common Mold in Your Florida Home

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Common mold in your Florida home         What you and your realtor should know about mold and mold testing A few home inspector associations and their laboratories are pushing home inspectors to sell mold sampling and mold warranties to homebuyers.  As if the internet based, mold testing scammers were not enough, these companies have decided […]

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Move-In Ready Information

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Should you accept a home inspection provided by the Seller? Certified Home  Move-In Ready ABC Home Inspections 845-CallMe Seller provided, home inspections, often referred to as Certified or Move-In Ready or something to that effect, were invented by home inspector associations as a means of attracting business.  The concept is actually good.  The Seller learns […]

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